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A Arte dos Mestres de Origami

by Mari Kanegae

Published:
1997 by Alianca Cultural Brasil-Japao
Pages:
330
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Portuguese
ISBN-13:
9788586822018
ISBN-10:
8586822019

Buy from: Amazon.com
Buy from: Amazon.jp

Skill Level Simple to complex
Clear diagrams? Yes
Tinted diagrams (to show 2 sides of paper)? Yes
Photos of completed models? Full color photos
Is there indication to the model size resulting from size of starting paper? No
Are the models "Pure" origami (From a single square - no cuts)? Most are

Overall Impression

This book is a treasure trove of very good models. Although many of them appeared in other sources, lots of these sources are quite elusive themselves.

The diagrams are of excellent quality, and each model is accompanied by a good Black & White photo, and the section at the beginning has full color photos of all the models.

There are 80 Origami Designs in A Arte dos Mestres de Origami:

Design Designer Page Details Photo

Show only designs with photos
Butterfly ring

Rings

Saburo Kase1Rectangle - 1X4

Also in BOS Convention 1984 Spring
Also in BOS Magazine 110
Also in BOS Magazine 250
Also in NOA Kessakusen 3
Also in NOA Magazine 177
Also in NOA Magazine 274
and in other sources...

The famous ring
Origami Butterfly ring by Saburo Kase folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Butterfly

Insects - Butterflies

Alfredo Giunta4Square

Also in CDO convention 1990
Also in Divertitevi con L'Origami (Enjoy Origami) by Alfredo Giunta
Also in NOA Magazine 200
Also in Origami Masters: Alfredo Giunta by Alfredo Giunta
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 26
Also in Zoorigami by Renzo Zanoni
and in other sources...

Very nice
Origami Butterfly by Alfredo Giunta Folded from a square of double sided Unryu paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Buddha on lotus

Religion and Holidays - Eastern Religions

Kunihiko Kasahara7Square

Also in ORU Magazine 1

Excellent model
Origami Buddha on lotus by Kunihiko Kasahara Folded from 2 squares of Nicolas Terry's tissue-foil by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Taichiro Hasegawa14Square
2 units

Also in Double-sided origami by Taichiro Hasegawa

Very cute
Origami Dog by Taichiro Hasegawa Folded from 2 squares of Duo origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Kobayashi Kazuo19Square

Not my favorite
Dog

Mammals - Canidae - Dogs

Teruo Tsuji20Square
2 units

Good
Origami Dog by Teruo Tsuji on giladorigami.com
Folded by Herman Mariano
Box

Boxes and Containers

Jose Alberto Ochi25Square
Truck

Vehicles - Cars

Makoto Yamaguchi29Square
4 units

Also in NOA Magazine 18

Nice looking
Origami Truck by Makoto Yamaguchi Folded from 4 squares of decorated origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Bookcover

Objects - Useful

Masamichi Noma34Rectangle

A useful way of book wrapping
Lamb

Mammals - Bovidae - Sheep, Goats and Bovides

Luigi Leonardi39Square

Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 19
Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in NOA Magazine 196
and in other sources...

Cute
Origami Lamb by Luigi Leonardi on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Heart card

Hearts

Francis Ow45Square

Nice
House

Buildings

Masamichi Noma48Square
2 units

Cute
Origami House by Masamichi Noma on giladorigami.com
Folded by Francois Ziegler
Horse

Mammals - Equidae - Horses and Donkeys

Kawai Toyoaki52Square
With cuts

A horse with a saddle
Seahorse

Fish

Fumiaki Kawahata55Square

Also in NOA Magazine 203

Very good
Origami Seahorse by Fumiaki Kawahata on giladorigami.com
Folded by Giovanna
Fence

Buildings

Asahi Isamu60Square

A modular fence
Basket

Boxes and Containers

Endo Kazukuni63Square

Nice
Rabbit

Mammals - Lagomorpha - Rabbits and Bunnies

Robert J. Lang68Square

Also in Origami USA Convention 1988
Also in Origami Zoo by Robert J. Lang and Stephen Weiss
Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 1

Very good
Origami Rabbit by Robert J. Lang folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Vest

Clothes

Masamichi Noma79Square
Shell - spiral - 4 openings

Molluscs

Toshikazu Kawasaki85Square

Also in BOS Magazine 236
Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Origami Dream World by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Origami for the Connoisseur by Kunihiko Kasahara and Toshie Takahama
Origami Shell - spiral - 4 openings by Toshikazu Kawasaki on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gabriel Vong
Shell - star

Molluscs

Nick Robinson88Square
Double hearts

Hearts

Francis Ow91Rectangle - 1X2

Also in NOA Magazine 174
Also in Origami El Mundo Nuevo by Kunihiko Kasahara
Also in Pajarita Magazine 25
Also in Origami - 30 fold-by-fold projects by Paulo Mulatinho
Also in Paper Hearts
Also in The New Origami by Steve and Megumi Biddle
and in other sources...

2 hearts from 1 rectangle
Origami Double hearts by Francis Ow folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Maltese cross

Religion and Holidays - Christian Religion

Peter Budai93Square

Nice
Pierrot and panda cubes

Geometric and other shapes

Kunihiko Kasahara97Square
6 units

Sonobe variations
Cube

Geometric and other shapes

Jose Alberto Ochi101Square
Cube 2

Geometric and other shapes

Jose Alberto Ochi103Square
Eastern dragon chopstick rest

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Kobayashi Kazuo104Rectangle - 1X4

Simple
Eastern Dragon

Imaginary beings - Dragons

Keiji Kitamura106Rectangle - 1X2
2 units
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

David Brill112Square

Also in BOS Magazine 93
Also in Brilliant Origami by David Brill
Also in Origami Masters: David Brill by David Brill
Also in Origami Without Borders

Excellent
Origami Elephant by David Brill folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Elephant

Mammals - Elephantidae - Elephants

Kobayashi Kazuo119Rectangle - 1X2

Simple
Origami Elephant by Kobayashi Kazuo on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Bunny envelope

Letters and Envelopes

Keiji Kitamura121Square
With cuts
Heart envelope

Letters and Envelopes

Sumiko Momotani127Square

Nice
Shooting star

Nature

Jun Maekawa129Square

Also in ORU Magazine 5
Also in Viva! Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Origami Shooting star by Jun Maekawa on giladorigami.com
Folded by Ondrej and Radim Cibulka
Fractal flower

Geometric and other shapes

Yoshihide Momotani132Square
Begonia leaf

Flora - Trees and Plants

Peter Engel134Square

Also in Origami Odyssey by Peter Engel
Also in The Paper Magazine 53

Very good
Origami Begonia leaf by Peter Engel folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Maple leaf

Flora - Trees and Plants

Peter Engel141Square

Also in Origami Odyssey by Peter Engel

Very good
Origami Maple leaf by Peter Engel Folded from a square of Vietnamese wrapping-paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rooster

Birds - Galliformes - Hens and Pheasants

Matsuno Yukihiko148Square

Good
Origami Rooster by Matsuno Yukihiko on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
See-saw

Toys

Saburo Kase151Square

Nice
Fork and spoon

Food

Ikeda Akemi154Rectangle - 1X3

Nice
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Teruo Tsuji158Square
2 units

Also in ORU Magazine 11

Excellent
Origami Cat by Teruo Tsuji Folded from 2 squares of kami by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Cat

Mammals - Felidae - Cats

Taichiro Hasegawa162Square
2 units

Also in Double-sided origami by Taichiro Hasegawa
Also in NOA Kessakusen 2
Also in NOA Magazine 255
Also in NOA Magazine 91

Excellent
Origami Cat by Taichiro Hasegawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Giraffe

Mammals - Giraffidae - Giraffes and Okapi

Peter Engel168Square

Also in Origami for the Connoisseur by Kunihiko Kasahara and Toshie Takahama
Also in Origami from Angelfish to Zen by Peter Engel

Nice
Origami Giraffe by Peter Engel on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gilad Ayalon
Giraffe

Mammals - Giraffidae - Giraffes and Okapi

Matsuno Yukihiko171Square

Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 1

I was surprised by the shaping capability of this model
Origami Giraffe by Matsuno Yukihiko Wet-folded from a square
Gorilla

Mammals - Primates - Gorillas

Akira Yoshizawa183Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Beautiful Origami by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in ORU Magazine 5

Looks simple, but just try to get the face right...
Origami Gorilla by Akira Yoshizawa folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Gorilla

Mammals - Primates - Gorillas

Herman van Goubergen185Square

Also in BOS Magazine 146
Also in BOS Magazine 300
Also in Origami USA Convention 1995
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 36
Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 1

Very good
Origami Gorilla by Herman van Goubergen Wet-folded from a square of 160gsm Canson art-paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Coffee bean

Food

Toshikazu Kawasaki192Rectangle

Also in Doctor's Origami Dream Book by Toshikazu Kawasaki
Also in Roses, Origami and Math by Toshikazu Kawasaki

Nice
Origami Coffee bean by Toshikazu Kawasaki Folded from a rectangle of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Goldfish

Fish - Goldfish

Masamichi Noma193Square

Also in NOA Magazine 212
Also in Origami - The Complete Guide to the Art of Paperfolding by Rick Beech

Good
Origami Goldfish by Masamichi Noma folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Walking man

People

David Brill197Triangle
2 units
Hortensia

Flora - Flowers

Ikeda Akemi202Square
Multiple units

Modular flower
Alligator

Reptiles - Alligators and Crocodiles

Peter Engel204Square

Also in Origami from Angelfish to Zen by Peter Engel
Also in Origami USA Convention 1988

Nice
Origami Alligator by Peter Engel on giladorigami.com
Folded by Yoshiaki Ichikawa
Ribbon

Objects

Asahi Isamu211Square
2 units
With cuts
Reading the paper

People

Herman van Goubergen215Square

Also in BOS Magazine 160
Also in Der Falter 10
Also in Fun Origami World by Makoto Yamaguchi
Also in Le Pli 52
Also in Origami Journal (Russian) 24 2000 4
Also in Origami USA Convention 1994
and in other sources...

An excellent model
Origami Reading the paper by Herman van Goubergen Wet-folded from a square of watercolor paper back-coated with white kami. by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Lily

Flora - Flowers

Yoshihide Momotani220Square

Nice
Person bookmark

Bookmarks

Nick Robinson222Square

Also in MFPP 1995 Convention
Also in Origami USA Convention 1993

Nice
Origami Person bookmark by Nick Robinson on giladorigami.com
Folded by Francois Ziegler
Heart bookmark

Bookmarks

Peter Budai224Square

Also in Origami Without Borders by Peter Budai
Also in The Realm of Paper by Peter Budai

Nice
Origami Heart bookmark by Peter Budai on giladorigami.com
Folded by Francois Ziegler
Mary

People

Luigi Leonardi226Square

Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 19
Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in NOA Magazine 196
and in other sources...
Origami Mary by Luigi Leonardi on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
St. Joseph

People

Luigi Leonardi231Square

Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 19
Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in NOA Magazine 196
and in other sources...
Origami St. Joseph by Luigi Leonardi on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Baby Jesus

People - Babies

Luigi Leonardi234Square

Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 19
Also in Crib - Origami for Christmas by Luigi Leonardi
Also in Crib and Santa Claus in Origami by Luigi Leonardi
Also in NOA Magazine 196
and in other sources...
Origami Baby Jesus by Luigi Leonardi on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Miura Ori map folding

Objects - Useful

Kouryo Miura236Rectangle - A size

Excellent and useful
Eyes with hearts

Hearts

Masaya Horiguchi239Square

Cute!
Panda

Mammals - Ursidae - Pandas

Alfredo Giunta242Square
2 units

Also in BOS Convention 1996 Spring

Cute
Origami Panda by Alfredo Giunta Folded from 2 squares of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Panda

Mammals - Ursidae - Pandas

Fumiaki Kawahata246Square

Also in NOA Magazine 207
Also in NOA Magazine 432
Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 1

Very good
Origami Panda by Fumiaki Kawahata folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Parrot

Birds - Psittaciformes - Parrots

Peter Budai253Square

Also in The Realm of Paper by Peter Budai
Also in AEP convention 2003
Also in Origami for Everyone by Peter Budai

Nice
Origami Parrot by Peter Budai Folded from a square of rainbow origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Santa Claus

Religion and Holidays - Christmas and Santa Claus

Kawai Toyoaki255Square
7 units

Cute
Brick wall

Buildings

Yoshihide Momotani261Square

Also in BOS Convention 1984 Autumn
Also in Pajarita Extra 1996 - Mathematics
Also in Quadrato Magico Magazine 115
Also in Doll's House with Origami by Yoshihide Momotani
Also in Classic Origami by Paul Jackson

Nice
Origami Brick wall by Yoshihide Momotani on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
Peacock

Birds - Galliformes - Peacocks

Jun Maekawa264Rectangle - 1X2

Also in Viva! Origami by Kunihiko Kasahara
Origami Peacock by Jun Maekawa on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gabriel Vong
Heart frame

Objects - Frames

Francis Ow270Rectangle
3 units

Nice
Rat

Mammals - Rodentia - Rats, Mice and Rodents

Vicente Palacios277Square

Also in Papiroflexia Coleccion by Vicente Palacios
Also in The Paper Magazine 80
Origami Rat by Vicente Palacios on giladorigami.com
Folded by Fujikura Atsuo
Crane shaped container

Boxes and Containers

Endo Kazukuni279Square

Good
Rose - tubular

Flora - Flowers - Kawasaki Roses

Toshikazu Kawasaki283Square

Also in Origami La Era Nueva by Kunihiko Kasahara
Origami Rose - tubular by Toshikazu Kawasaki Folded from a square of duo Kraft origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rose base

Flora - Flowers - Kawasaki Roses

Toshikazu Kawasaki286Square

Also in Origami La Era Nueva by Kunihiko Kasahara
Origami Rose base by Toshikazu Kawasaki folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Rose decoration

Geometric and other shapes

Vicente Palacios288Square

Also in BOS Convention 1990 Autumn
Also in Pajarita Magazine 8
Origami Rose decoration by Vicente Palacios on giladorigami.com
Folded by Rui Roda
High heels

Clothes - Shoes and Socks

Makoto Yamaguchi290Square

Also in Quarterly ORU Folding Diagrams - Vol. 1
Also in The A to Z of Origami in English by Makoto Yamaguchi
Origami High heels by Makoto Yamaguchi on giladorigami.com
Folded by Gabriel Vong
Frog - talking

Amphibians

Teruo Tsuji294Square

Excellent toy
Smile!

People - Anatomic parts

Masaya Horiguchi296Square

Also in ORU Magazine 7

One of my favorites - a mouth full of teeth
Origami Smile! by Masaya Horiguchi Folded from a square of origami paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Photo stand

Objects - Frames

Vicente Palacios303Square

Useful
Tortoise

Reptiles - Turtles

Robert J. Lang304Square

Also in Origami Animals / Paper Animals by Robert J. Lang
Also in Origami Design Secrets - 2nd edition by Robert J. Lang
Also in The Encyclopedia of Origami and Papercraft Techniques by Emma Callery
Origami Tortoise by Robert J. Lang folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Turtle

Reptiles - Turtles

Akira Yoshizawa308Square

Also in Akira Yoshizawa - Japan's Greatest Origami Master by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Akira Yoshizawa Origami - Exhibition Catalog by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Beautiful Origami by Akira Yoshizawa
Also in Origami Journal (Russian) 14 1998 4

Very good
Origami Turtle by Akira Yoshizawa Folded from a square of shizen handmade paper by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Turk

People - Ethnicities

Peter Budai310Square

Also in Encyclopedia of Origami for Children and Adults by Sergei Afonkin and Elena Afonkina
Also in The Realm of Paper by Peter Budai
Also in Das Diagramm 26

Nice
Origami Turk by Peter Budai folded by Gilad Aharoni on giladorigami.com
Violet

Flora - Flowers

Yoshihide Momotani313Square

Nice
Violin

Music and Musicians

Teruo Tsuji318Rectangle - 1X2

Nice